Two high-ranking Hells Angels members were convicted of racketeering and murder conspiracy.
Two High-Ranking Hells Angels Members Found Guilty of Multiple Charges
Two high-ranking Hells Angels members, Raymond Foakes and Christopher Ranieri, were found guilty of multiple charges, including racketeering and murder conspiracy after participating in a criminal enterprise of one charter in Sonoma County.
According to authorities, the two high-ranking Hells Angels members also beat, threatened, and killed people, Law and Crime reported.
The two high-ranking Hells Angels were convicted of several other charges aside from racketeering and murder conspiracy; Foakes was convicted of sexual assault after raping a former member’s wife while other members beat her husband, and Ranieri was convicted of a member’s murder.
Other Hells Angels Members Arrested and Convicted of Several Charges
The two high-ranking Hells Angels members received their sentence; Ranieri was sentenced to life in prison while Foakes was sentenced to up to 60 years.
The lawyers representing the two high-ranking Hells Angels members have not yet released any other statement and comment about the case but claimed that the government failed to implicate Foakes for sexually assaulting and beating the victim’s wife.